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Making the Weather: Six Politicians who shaped our age
June 14, 2013 8:53 AM   Subscribe

Vernon Bogdanor has recently completed a series of lectures on politicians who have played a crucial role in shaping the postwar political agenda in the UK

Links to the individual lectures below:

Aneurin Bevan and the Socialist Ideal

Iain Macleod and Decolonisation

Roy Jenkins, Europe and the Civilised Society

Enoch Powell and the Sovereignty of Parliament

Tony Benn and the Idea of Participation

Sir Keith Joseph and the Market Economy
posted by banal evil (2 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite

Interesting selection. I would bet few people under 50 have any idea who Macleod was.
posted by Segundus at 10:55 AM on June 14, 2013

Definitely one to come back to. Thanks!
posted by Ripper Minnieton at 3:57 AM on June 15, 2013

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